The Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a Senior Research Scientist to work with the Applied Research program on numerous research projects focused on cognitive neuroscience and human performance. This position will assist the director of Human Performance on research and development projects.
Works independently and/or with a research team to carry out applied research projects focused on understanding and improving human performance. Duties include the design and implementation of research projects as well as data analysis and reporting of the projects. Utilize tools such as electrophysiological, neuromodulation, cognitive batteries, and subjective questionnaires to measures, assess, and improve human effectiveness.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery. WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.